The state of Oklahoma passed Humanity of the Unborn Child Act back in June. The law includes a provision that requires public restrooms to feature anti-abortion signs urging women to forgo the procedure and to carry their fetus to term instead. These signs are meant to be hung in all public restrooms, including restaurants, public schools, and hospitals, reports Gabriella Paiella. The mandatory signs, projected to cost businesses $2.3 million are supposed to read:
The cost of the signage, rather than the content, appears to be the reason many businesses are opposing the new measure, however, reports The bill’s sponsor, Senator A.J. Griffin, said she could see how it might need to be “tempered,” says Paiella.